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Overlook Cuts Ribbon on New South Garage; Structure Improves Parking Throughout Hospital Campus

July 22, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center has opened of its new South Garage, a recently completed structure that will improve parking throughout the campus.

The seven-level, 234,000 square-foot garage includes 648 parking spaces, two elevators and features recharge stations for electrical and hybrid vehicles on one of the levels.

By significantly increasing ...

Sticking Together: Summit Community's Support Helps Hilltop City Businesses Persevere Through Pandemic

SUMMIT, NJ - The decal can be found on storefront windows, front doors and near various check-out locations at Summit businesses of all sizes, shapes and varieties.

Better Together.

Launched by The Summit Foundation and Summit Downtown, Inc. in celebration of the resilience of Summit businesses, the 'Better Together' campaign builds on the 'Sustain Summit Fund' program, ...


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Reelect Greg Vartan, Compassionate Fighter for Summit

July 21, 2021

I write to offer the strongest support for an accomplished incumbent, Summit Councilman Greg Vartan, running for re-election in Ward 2.   

As Greg’s remarks last week on ongoing power outages attest, Greg is an indefatigable fighter for all of our concerns, his advocacy tethered to full engagement in our community dialog. On the literal hot topic this summer: When Summit has ...

Kean and McCarthy: Perfect Together

Tom Kean, Jr.’s mask of moderation has been ripped off by none other than Tom Kean, Jr., himself.  At his July 14th Congressional campaign launch, his guest of honor was House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.  

This is the same Kevin McCarthy who leads a 147-member caucus that voted against certifying the 2020 elections.  This is the same Kevin McCarthy who initially ...

How to Choose Technology for Summit

July 20, 2021

I’ve been in an information systems role for over a decade. In that time, I’ve been fortunate to work with some truly talented people, experts in their fields. One thing the experts have in common: when solving a problem, they follow a well-informed process that results in the best solution for the money. At Seton Hall University, I have participated in this process numerous times ...

Power Struggle

I grew up in Summit. Power outages are common. In the years since Superstorm Sandy they seem as much a part of our summers as the Fourth of July fireworks or trips to Magic Fountain. Power outages are not just inconvenient or a nuisance, but for many of our neighbors they’re much more than that. Losing power means lost revenue for business. It means dropping everything to re-plan a ...

Summit Fire Department Blotter - June, 2021

In the month of June 2021, the Summit Fire Department responded to a total of 230 incidents.

Following are highlights of department activity: 

06/08/21 8:08PM: Units responded as automatic aid for a confirmed structure fire at an Ocean Street residence in Millburn. On arrival, personnel were assigned tasks for command, extinguishment, search, salvage and overhaul. The structure was a ...

Summit Police Blotter

July 3, 2021

6/1/2021—Marcus A White, 37, of Summit was arrested and charged with simple assault. Mr. White was processed and released with a pending court date.

6/3/2021—Khairi Russo, 19, of West Orange was arrested and charged with assault by auto and eluding law enforcement. Mr. White was processed and released with a pending court date.

6/3/2021—Robert Kopik, 44, of Summit was ...

Summit EMS Report - June, 2021

June was the busiest month thus far this year for Summit’s EMS Volunteers who answered 211 emergency calls. These included 129 medical emergencies: 19 falls, including one from a height of over 10 feet; 17 motor vehicle accidents, including one on a highway and another with an overturned vehicle; one pedestrian struck by an automobile; 14 traumatic injuries; six cases of overdose ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze Tells FOX Host 'Let's Not Overthink This, Charles'

July 27, 2021

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with FOX Business’ Charles Payne. Topic: How bad could inflation get and how to best position your portfolio!

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks the 25th year that the ...

Summit Real Estate Report - June, 2021

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from June 2021.

Active Listings: 41 ...

To Roll Over or Not Roll Over Your 401k

Investors have options when deciding what to do with an employer sponsored 401k after leaving the company.  One option is to simply leave it in place with the old employer and continuing to have the same institution manage the existing funds even though no new monies will be invested.  Another choice is to roll the funds into an existing or new individual rollover IRA, or to roll it ...

Hope Surges in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

This Is How Family Became One Designer's Secret to Success

In many ways, preeminent NJ design group CWI.DESIGN is a family business—passed down from mother to daughter, run by wife and husband. But Rachel Kapner's path to becoming its president and principal designer took some unexpected turns along the way. And it required loved ones to trust her ability to get the job done.

Changing Course from Fashion to Interior Design

"I ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Results May Vary

I took some time off recently to work on my beach body.

I was shamed into taking this drastic action after learning that a dead whale had washed ashore just north of San Francisco. The maritime behemoth, a 40-foot, 8-ton gray whale, died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship.

I don’t know, this seems to me a bit like wandering into your backyard and being run over by a ...